Meet Our New Chaplains

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We are so excited to announce a new extension of our Care Support Services, thanks to a 5-year partnership with Memphis Theological Seminary (MTS) and their Center for Pastoral Wholeness & Chaplaincy Studies. This partnership allows chaplain interns to work closely with our social workers, psychologists, and care support team to identify patients who may… Read more »

Gynecology

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Our West Cancer Center Gynecology Department offers women across the Mid-South sub-specialized care for benign female disorders including: Advanced Surgical Procedures (Laparoscopic & Robotic) Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatment of Endometriosis (Medical & Surgical) Early Fertility Evaluation Pelvic Organ Prolapse Urinary/Fecal Incontinence (Interstim Therapy) General Female Wellness Dr. Ben Abdu is West Cancer Center's board-certified gynecologist, specializing in... Read more »

Breast Cancer Disparity Abstract Accepted into SABCS

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An abstract created in partnership with Dr. Gregory Vidal and Dr. Andrea Curry of our West family about Addressing Breast Cancer Disparities has been officially accepted by San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Alongside Rabble Health and the Urban Health Education & Support Services, this team will present methods used to measurably address social determinants of… Read more »

Financial Navigators

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Financial services and assistance programs are available for you If you are uninsured or underinsured and need assistance, please contact our billing office at 901.683.0055, ext. 68151 or [email protected] to speak with a West team member. Assistance and financial services are not available for all, but our team members are partnered with a variety of... Read more »

Thank You, Zeta Tau Alpha

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The Zeta Tau Alpha, Iota Xi Christian Brothers University donated these beautiful bouquets to our #BreastCancer patients yesterday afternoon! These donations are supported by their local chapters Zeta Tau Alpha Memphis Alumnae Chapter and Think Pink Memphis. Our Margaret West family is so grateful for the unwavering support of our community and partners across the… Read more »

Nurse Navigators

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Our nurse navigators are registered nurses with clinical oncology knowledge, specializing in assisting and guiding you  through the different phases of your cancer journey. Nurse navigators serve as your primary point of contact to help you make informed decisions, explain care plan and treatment options, coordinate aspects of care, advocate for your specific needs, and... Read more »

The Latest in Lung Cancer Research with Dr. Jason Porter

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Tuesday, September 19 at 5pm EST Join Dr. Jason Porter for a live, dynamic discussion about the critical role of biomarker testing and clinical trials in lung cancer! Dr. Porter will partner with Estelamari Rodriguez, MD, MPH from the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and moderator Terric Conneran, Founder of KRAS Kickers, to… Read more »

Exciting News in Lung Cancer Treatment, ft. Dr. Jason Porter

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Exciting News in Lung Cancer Treatment   Dr. Jason Porter joins Dr. Maya Khalil, Dr. Brian Mitzman, and Dr. Rami Manochakian in discussing the strides made in improving patient outcomes with immunotherapy and targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).   The group talks about several new clinical trials demonstrating promising results for high… Read more »

Meet Dr. Jeff Harris

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MEET DR. JEFF HARRIS, our newest hematologist and medical oncologist    Dr. Harris joins our West team by serving our Midtown-Memphis and Germantown campuses! He comes to us with a deep passion for cancer research and patient care.   He shares, “One of my favorite things about West is being able to bring clinical trials… Read more »

Malignant Hematology

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At West Cancer Center & Research Institute, we have an experienced team of specialists that manage all forms of malignant hematology cancers. With approximately 59,000 new leukemia diagnosis, 35,700 myeloma and 89,380 lymphoma each year, you can trust our experience and access to cutting edge treatments and clinical trials. 70% of patients in the Mid-South... Read more »